Sealaska seeks stimulus grant for tree-thinning

Sealaska wants the federal government to spend some of its stimulus money thinning trees. The Southeast regional Native corporation has asked for close to a million dollars to expand its own forest-management program. Officials say the money could keep 40 rural residents on the job.Related Link: Find out more about Sealaska’s timber operations. Click here,…

Sealaska fall dividend boosted by oil earnings

Oil wealth from the North Slope is fueling Native corporation dividends statewide. That includes Southeast’s Sealaska, which is issuing its second-largest shareholder payment this decade. The profits will help replace investment earnings hit hard by the falling stock market.Related Link: Click here, then on “more” for dividend details and earlier reports on Sealaska.

Sealaska invests in second California casino

Southeast Alaska’s regional Native corporation is continuing to push its investment in a second California casino. That’s despite growing opposition from local residents, including the town’s city council. Sealaska is working with a Pomo Indian group to develop the gambling resort about 90 miles north of San Francisco.Related Link: Click here, then on “more,” for…

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